4,357 ft
Distance
69 ft
Climb
-223 ft
Descent
00:11:10
Avg time

Big Dipper Details

  • Riding area
    Dyfi Forest
    Machynlleth
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking

A tricky bugger this one. Look out for the floods, short killer climbs and listen out for motorbikes. Well worth it for the high speed descent and in the loop for the World Cup descent.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Big Dipper mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -155 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,051 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,256 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,207 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,052 ft
  • Grade max
    -16.224%
  • Grade min
    10.26%
  • Distance climb
    1,276 ft
  • Distance down
    2,582 ft
  • Distance flat
    499 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:10
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to big-dipper-37446 trailhead (52.694660, -3.785400)
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Jul 2, 2018 @ 3:14am
Jul 2, 2018
Big Dipper, Hertfodshire

1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag jcarn (Jul 2, 2018 at 3:14)
 Killer puddles. Came over my knees at one point!
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